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Entry ID: 108165711, Entry date: 08/18/2017
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PROFINET - An Overview of the Most Important Documents and Links

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This page gives you an overview of the most important PROFINET application examples, FAQs and other items in the Industry Online Support. Furthermore, at the end of this page are a number of links to other offerings for PROFINET like brochures, courses and catalog information, for example.

PROFINET Functions

This link list is for the entries concerning the most important PROFINET functions.

Application examples

SIMOTION & SINAMICS: Bumpless Media Redundancy with PROFINET IRT (MRPD)
Application Guideline for Implementing the Switch-Off Concepts With PROFIenergy
PROFIenergy - Saving Energy with SIMATIC S7 (STEP 7 V5.5)
PROFIenergy - Saving Energy with SIMATIC S7 and SIMATIC HMI (TIA Portal)
SIMATIC & SIMOTION: Configuring RT communication between SIMATIC and SIMOTION (I-Device)
SIMOTION & SINAMICS: Bumpless Media Redundancy with PROFINET IRT (MRPD)
PROFINET IO – Diagnostics Processing in the User Program
Diagnostics in User Program with S7-1500
Network and Communication diagnostics
Automatic commissioning of a PROFINET IO system
PROFINET IO - Configuration & Diagnostics
Integration of an AS-i System into PROFINET with the IE/AS-i LINK PN IO (Configuration 7)
IWLAN: Setup of a Wireless LAN in the Industrial Environment
IWLAN Configuration Using RCoax Cable in a PROFINET IO Environment (Configuration 6)
Configuration Control with SIMATIC S7
Sample project for the PROFINET Driver for Controller

FAQs

SIMOTION: Diagnostic functions for PROFINET and PROFIBUS
Which IO controllers and IO devices support in STEP 7 (TIA Portal) the following functions: IRT, prioritized startup, MRP, MRPD, PROFIenergy, Shared device, MSI/MSO, I device, clock-synchronized mode and option handling?
Which IO controllers and IO devices support the following functions in STEP 7 V5.x: IRT, prioritized startup, MRP, MRPD, PROFIenergy, Shared device, I device, sochronous mode, System redundancy and Option handling?
FAQ collection for the Development Kit

Manuals

SIMATIC NET Basics of IWLAN
Configuration Examples for S7-400H with PROFINET SIMATIC S7-400H as of V6.0
Basic Functions for Modular Machines
SIMATIC PROFINET PROFINET with STEP 7 V15
STEP 7 Professional V13.1

Further Information

PROFINET Overview
PROFINET Driver Video
Brochure "Enhanced productivity through the fast and open Ethernet standard"
PROFINET Truck

Services

SITRAIN courses for PROFINET


Commissioning

This link list is for entries that support you in commissioning a PROFINET IO system.

Application examples

PROFINET IO - Configuration & Diagnostics
PRONETA 2.5.0.27 Commissioning and Diagnostics Tool for PROFINET
Creating Documentation Components for PROFINET IO Networks.
Determining the transmission time for typical configurations on Industrial Ethernet

Tools

SIMATIC Automation Tool - the commissioning and service operation tool for SIMATIC modules
PRONETA 2.5.0.27 Commissioning and Diagnostics Tool for PROFINET
New Primary Setup Tool (PST) version V4.2 HF1, 4.2 and 4.1 for setting addresses of SIMATIC NET Industrial Ethernet products available as download
Compatibility Tool for Automation and Drive Technology

Services

SITRAIN courses for PROFINET

Manuals


Documentation for the automation system S7-1500 and the ET 200MP distributed -I/O system
Documentation for the distributed I/O system ET 200
Documentation for the distributed I/O system ET 200SP
Documentation for distributed I/O system ET 200AL

Further Information




PROFINET in Mechanical Engineering - Function Overview



Compatibility & Performance

This link list includes FAQs about the compatibility and performance of different configurations.

FAQs


Which PROFINET services are supported by SIMATIC panels.
Which controllers can be used to set up a PROFINET field bus in PCS 7?
Which PROFINET devices support media redundancy and which system redundancy?
Which PROFINET functions are supported by SIMOTION and SINAMICS?
Which PROFINET nodes support the extended PROFINET diagnostics and what do you have to configure?
Which PROFINET nodes support automatic commissioning (device replacement without interchangeable medium) with topological configuration and device replacement without topological configuration?
Compatibility Tool for Automation and Drive Technology

Performance Information

Determination of the PN response time for typical configurations in the PROFINET IO
Determining the transmission time for typical configurations on Industrial Ethernet
Determination of the PN/DP response time for typical configurations of IO controllers and DP slaves via IE/PB link or IWLAN/PB link.

Videos

PROFINET Performance Video


Configuration & Programming Tips

This link list is for tips and tricks for configuring and programming PROFINET plants.

Application examples

Configuration and Application of the PROFINET I-Device Function
Configuration Control with SIMATIC S7
Detecting PROFINET Topologies and Activating of IO-Devices
S7-1200 als PN-DP-Gateway
PROFINET in Process Automation with SIMATIC PCS 7
IWLAN: Setup of a Wireless LAN in the Industrial Environment
Isochronous mode with PROFINET - an example with SIMATIC S7-1500
SINAMICS V: Acyclic communication between SIMATIC S7-1500 and SINAMICS V90 via PROFINET
SINAMICS V: Position Control with SIMATIC S7-1200 TO and SINAMICS V90 PN (S mode)
SINAMICS V: Speed Control with SINAMICS V90 and SIMATIC S7-300 via PROFINET

FAQs

In WinCC (TIA Portal), how do you configure a connection between WinCC Runtime Advanced or HMI Panel and an S7 controller over Industrial Ethernet (PROFINET)?
In STEP 7 V12 SP1 (TIA Portal), how do you set the PROFINET update time of an IO device and where do you find an overview of the update times of all the PROFINET nodes?
How do you read out the IP address of the PROFINET interface of a S7-1500 CPU in the user program?
How can you reconfigure the PROFINET interface with the program control instructions of the S7-1200?
How do CPUs of the S7-1200/S7-1500 series react in the case of IO access errors to the input parameters of a block?
How do you configure and parameterize a PROFINET IO device on a SIMATIC S7 with STEP 7 V5?
How do PROFINET IO controllers behave in the case of error when accessing the data of a shared device?
SIMOTION: Where can I find the GSDML file for the PROFINET connection of a SIMOTION control as I-Device?
How do you find out the status of the stations of a DP master system or of a PROFINET IO system?
Why does the CP 1616 / CP 1604 as PROFINET IO controller and/or PROFINET IO device not go into data exchange mode after the configuration has been successfully loaded?
How do you achieve Shared Device with CPU S7-400F and SINAMICS S120 in the TIA Portal with SIMATIC Safety V13 SP1 and higher?
How do you achieve Shared Device with S7-1500 F-CPU and SINAMICS S120 in the TIA Portal with SIMATIC Safety V13 SP1 and higher?
How do you configure a shared device when you are using a CPx43-1 Advanced as PROFINET IO controller and the GBIT interface of the module is networked?
SIMOTION, PROFINET: A SIMOTION is also connected to a controller as I-Device in the same project

Further Information

CPU-CPU Communication with SIMATIC Controllers

Industrial Ethernet

This list includes links to helpful entries, tools and services for setting up and analyzing Industrial Ethernet networks.

Application examples

Setup and Configuration of a Redundancy via PRP and HSR
Security with SIMATIC NET

Further Information

Popular topic pages
SIMATIC NET Basics of IWLAN
CPU-CPU Communication with SIMATIC Controllers
Videos on "SINEMA Server"
Industrial Communication (Videos)


PROFINET in Process Automation

Learn how PROFINET and SIMATIC PCS 7 interact:

  
PROFINET in Process Automation with SIMATIC PCS 7


Further Information

This list contains links to other websites about PROFINET.

PROFINET Overview
PROFIBUS user organization
PROFINET Certificates
Technical Forum - Conference "Communication / Networks"
Industry Mall: PROFINET Product View
SITRAIN courses for PROFINET
"Minute PROFINET" playlist on YouTube
YouTube channel of the PROFINET user organization
CPU-CPU Communication with SIMATIC Controllers